Search the collections
Where is it from?
- A Manufacturer South Melbourne, Australia
Wooden Base - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1970-1990 Reg. No: SH 912566
- Wooden turned base for trophy or presentation cup. Made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1990.
The woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son operated in South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1897-1970. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.
- Large base with plain cylindrical body and rounded, tiered wide rim. Base is made from light gold-coloured wood. Visible parts of the base have been stained a rich, burgundy colour and varnished. A large cylindrical depression is sit- uated in the centre of the underside of the base.
Found in Area G in workshop, in cupboard.
|Dimensions:||10.80 cm (Height), 25.20 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Manufacturer:||Mr Sophus Bruhn - Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990|